My School website enables you to search the profiles of almost 10,000 Australian schools. You can quickly locate statistical and contextual information about schools in your community and compare them with statistically similar schools across the country.
The Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) is overseeing the development of an Australian Curriculum from Kindergarten to Year 12, beginning with English, mathematics, science and history.The draft K–10 Australian Curriculum for English, mathematics, science and history is available for consultation from March to May 2010.
Every Australian child has the right to a world-class education. The National Plan for School Improvement will help every student get a great education and secure a job when they leave school.
Provides information on the Education Tax Refund designed to help families with children undertaking primary or secondary school studies meet the costs of school education.
On 20 February 2012 the Review of Funding for Schooling panel’s final report (the Gonski review) was released. Includes the full report, the Government’s initial response and details of the next steps.
Provides information for parents to assist in supporting the needs of school age children when moving schools.
The National Safe Schools Framework provides Australian schools with a vision and a set of guiding principles that assist school communities to take a proactive whole-school approach to developing effective student safety and wellbeing policies. This vision includes creating learning environments which are free from bullying, harassment, aggression and violence.
Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations index page for schooling.
Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations page with organisations and contacts relating to school education. It has links to State and territory government school education websites, non-government education authorities and national education authorities.
The Australian Government and state and territory governments have entered into three Smarter Schools National Partnerships aimed at addressing disadvantage, supporting teachers and school leaders and improving literacy and numeracy. Find out more about what the three partnerships are, how each state and territory are implementing them, and which schools are participating.
The Trade Training Centres in Schools Program enables secondary schools to seek funding for Trade Training Centres. These Centres enable secondary schools to offer a broader range of vocational education and training options to students from years 9 to 12.